Federal Government of PMLN has announced its 5th budget of Pakistan since 2013. It is an honor for the Federal Minister of Finance “Ishaq Dar” and the government of PMLN that they have announced their 5th budget continuously.
Merging of Adhoc Relief Allowance 2010 and 2016
According to budget speech 2017 Adhoc Relief Allowance 2010 and 2016 have been merged. ARA-2010 is @50% of the pay scale 2008, while ARA-2016 is @10% of the Basic Pay Scales 2016.
New Revised Pay Scale 2017: According to this budget speech copy, Adhoc Relief Allowance 2010 has been merged into basic pay and new revised basic pay scales 2017 have been introduced.
Adhoc Relief Allowance 2017: New Adhoc Relief Allowance 2017 has been introduced. This allowance will be granted @10% of the running basic pay after merging allowance of the year 2010.
Increase in Pension: There has been granted 10% increase in pension for the pensioners.
Zarb-e-Azab Allowance: There has been granted Zarb-e-Azab Allowance @10% for the Pak Army.
Daily Allowance Increase: Daily Allowance has been increaserd @60% for the Government Employees.
Increase in Ardaly Allowance: Ardaly Allowance has been increased from Rs. 12000/- per month to Rs. 14000/- per month.